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Dec/Jan 2007Vol. 7, No. 9Family Resilience

Strengthening family resilience is a primary focus of prevention and intervention programs for at-risk families and children. Social workers and child welfare workers will find a practical guide to helping families build their resilience in Froma Walsh's new edition of Strengthening Family Resilience. The book covers key family processes in resilience and practice applications for workers. Case illustrations show how diverse families handle loss, trauma, disaster, and other crises. The author highlights ways to help family members rebuild relationships and draw on cultural, spiritual, and community resources for support.

Strengthening Family Resilience is published by the Guilford Press: